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MILWAUKEE | Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Body camera video showing police using a stun gun on an NBA player over a parking violation is just the latest setback for efforts to improve the strained relationship between Milwaukee officers and the city’s black population. The confrontation involving Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown represents the first major challenge for new … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Body camera video is latest setback for Milwaukee police

Argentine tennis player cited for fixing 2 matches in 2015

Argentine tennis player Nicolas Kicker has been found to have fixed two lower-tier matches in 2015. The Tennis Integrity Unit announced the ruling Thursday. His punishment is still to be determined. Until then, Kicker won’t be allowed to enter any pro tennis event sanctioned by the sport’s governing bodies. Kick is ranked 85th in the … Continue reading Argentine tennis player cited for fixing 2 matches in 2015

WASHINGTON | Senate approves sexual harassment bill for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate gave swift approval Thursday to a bill that revamps the system for handling sexual harassment complaints on Capitol Hill. The bill eliminates mandatory waiting periods for handling claims and requires lawmakers to repay the Treasury for harassment settlements. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., called Thursday’s vote, done unanimously without a roll … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Senate approves sexual harassment bill for Congress

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have been shared with federal authorities by a private attorney and a key lawmaker, according to testimony Thursday during a legislative hearing. The hearing by a special House committee considering whether to recommend Greitens’ impeachment frequently turned … Continue reading JEFFERSON CITY, Mo | FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor

NEW YORK | Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement officials say Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday morning to face criminal charges in a months-long investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted women. The two officials said the criminal case involves allegations by Lucia Evans, a former actress who was among the first women to … Continue reading NEW YORK | Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

NEW YORK | Stocks slip as Trump says North Korean meeting is canceled

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks pared some of an early loss but were still lower in afternoon trading Thursday after President Donald Trump said he is canceling a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Energy companies are falling along with oil prices as investors respond to reports the nations of OPEC may … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stocks slip as Trump says North Korean meeting is canceled